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Fomtide 200mg Disk

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Fomtide 200mg Disk Description

Fomtide Rotacap is a combination medicine containing formoterol and budesonide. It is used to relieve symptoms of asthma and COPD like wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, etc. It should be...
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ContainsFormoterol(12.0 Mcg),Budesonide(200.0 Mcg)
UsesAsthma and COPD
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting, stomach discomfort, dizziness
ClassificationANTI-ASTHMATIC
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Uses of Fomtide 200mg Disk

Fomtide Rotacap is used in patients with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to relieve symptoms such as coughing, wheezing, breathing difficulty, chest tightness.

Contraindications of Fomtide 200mg Disk

  • If you are known to be allergic to any components or excipients of Fomtide Rotacap.
  • If you are suffering from acute breathlessness as seen in a severe attack of asthma or COPD or cases of a collapsed airway.

Side effects of Fomtide 200mg Disk

  • Headache, dizziness
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Body pain
  • Coughing, sore throat
  • Hoarseness of voice
  • Respiratory tract infections
  • Fungal infection in the mouth
  • Palpitations

Precautions and Warnings of Fomtide 200mg Disk

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Fomtide Rotacap during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of this medicine on human pregnancy. You will be prescribed this medicine by your doctor only if it is essential and benefits over-weighs risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Fomtide Rotacap while breastfeeding?
A:
As this medicine passes into breast milk, you should consult your doctor before using this while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used Fomtide Rotacap?
A:
This medicine may make you dizzy, avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Fomtide Rotacap?
A:
It is recommended to avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with this medicine, as it may worsen your condition.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have severe liver problems.
  • You have diabetes or a lung infection.
  • You have problems with your heart like high blood pressure, heart failure, etc.
  • Your asthma condition is suddenly worsening.
  • You have an overactive thyroid gland.
  • You have a low blood potassium level.
  • You feel that the treatment is ineffective.
  • You are on any medicines that suppress immunity; there is an increased chance of developing infections. Necessary vaccinations and care should be taken to avoid this.
  • Orally inhaled steroidal medicines may cause growth retardation in children. Hence, growth monitoring is recommended.
  • Keep taking this medicine as prescribed, even if your symptoms go away. Your doctor will reduce your dose when required.
  • Abruptly stopping the medicine can be dangerous and should be strictly avoided.

Mode of Action of Fomtide 200mg Disk

How Does It Work?

  • Fomtide Rotacap works by the combined action of Formoterol and Budesonide.
  • Budesonide is a corticosteroid medicine, which on inhalation reduces inflammation in the airways in a dose-dependent manner, thus reduces the chances of worsening asthma.
  • Formoterol acts on the muscles in the airway tract. In the presence of inflammation (like in asthma), these muscles lead to constriction of the airway and causing breathlessness.
  • Formoterol relaxes these muscles, facilitating the opening of the airway and thus relieving breathlessness.

Directions for Use of Fomtide 200mg Disk

  • Use this medicine as recommended by your doctor. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
  • Read the instructions on the label or leaflet before use.

Interactions of Fomtide 200mg Disk

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of Fomtide Rotacap along with medicines such as Ketoconazole (anti-fungal medicine), Ritonavir (used in HIV infection) and Clarithromycin (antibiotic) should be avoided as it may alter...
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  • Effects of this medicine can be weakened by some medicines used to control blood pressure or treat heart-related illnesses like Propranolol, Atenolol and others belonging to the same class.
  • Concomitant treatment with Quinidine, Disopyramide, Procainamide, Phenothiazines, Antihistamines (like Terfenadine), medicines used in psychiatric illness like Isocarboxazid, Doxepin can lead to incre...
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  • You may be at an increased risk of experiencing cardiac side effects when taking L-Dopa (used in Parkinson’s diseases), L-thyroxine (thyroid hormone) along with this medicine.
  • Medicines like Procarbazine (anti-cancer) can lead to a rise in blood pressure if used simultaneously with this medicine. It is important to inform your anaesthetist about your asthma medications to a...
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  • Low potassium levels caused due to this medicine may lead to increased chances of heart disorders if you are taking Digitalis (used for heart failure). Also, water-pills except the potassium-sparing o...
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Storage and disposal of Fomtide 200mg Disk

Store below 30°C in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture, and heat. Keep it away from children and pets. Do not use expired or damaged medicines. Discard any unused medicine ...
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Dosage of Fomtide 200mg Disk

Overdose

The symptoms of overdose are headache, nausea, vomiting, palpitations, increased heartbeats, increased blood glucose, low potassium levels, and change in the heart's rhythm. Consult your doctor if you...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss any dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a doub...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the composition of Fomtide Rotacap?

A: This medicine contains two medicines - Formoterol and Budesonide of which, Budesonide is a steroid.

Q: Is it safe during pregnancy?

A: There is limited information about the safety of Fomtide Rotacap during pregnancy. However, your doctor may give you this medicine only if it is needed and the advantage over-weighs the risk. You should always consult a doctor before taking any medication during pregnancy.

Q: How long can I use Fomtide Rotacap?

A: You should use a Fomtide Rotacap for as long as your doctor recommends. The doctor will decide how often you need to use your inhaler on the basis of an underlying condition. It is usually prescribed for a long duration. It will show its full effect in a few weeks after using this inhaler.
Product Details
Brand
FOMTIDE
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
24/09/2022
Last Updated on: 21 May 2022 | 07:33 PM (IST)

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